Castanea Mill.

First published in Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. 4.: s.p. (1754)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Temp. Northern Hemisphere.

Distribution

Doubtfully present in:

Assam, East Himalaya

Native to:

Alabama, Albania, Arkansas, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Connecticut, Delaware, East Aegean Is., Florida, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Illinois, Indiana, Iran, Japan, Kentucky, Korea, Lebanon-Syria, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Caucasus, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Rhode I., South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Algeria, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Corse, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Dominican Republic, France, Germany, Great Britain, Haiti, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Juan Fernández Is., Kriti, Krym, Madeira, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Sicilia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tunisia, Ukraine, Windward Is.

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. & Frodin, D.G. (1998). World Checklist and Bibliography of Fagales: 1-408. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Living Collection https://www.kew.org/
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0